Committee Description

The Communications Committee oversees all NAAHP print and electronic communications. The members serve as the Editorial Review Board of The Advisor, the association’s quarterly journal, participate in writing and editing of the various print publications, contribute to the website, and determine policy regarding materials produced by NAAHP.

Recent Accomplishments

Newer initiatives:

  • Facilitating the implementation of the new NAAHP website
  • Developing a NAAHP blog

Ongoing initiatives:

  • Producing The Advisor quarterly journal
  • Overseeing the Find an Advisor Service that matches students who do not have access to a health professions advisor to volunteer advisors
  • Producing NAAHP-Net, a monthly newsletter highlighting current association news and updates from an Advisory Council partner
  • Coordinating advisor volunteers for the AAMC Virtual Fair and other virtual events
  • Coordinating advisor contributions to the AAMC Premed Navigator newsletter
  • Collaborating with Advisory Council members and liaisons to produce the NAAHP-Sack resources

How to Get Involved

The Communications Committee is chaired by the NAAHP Director of Communications; additional members include three Assistant Directors, and two members from each of the four Regional Associations who serve in two-year terms.

The CommComm is happy to hear from volunteers who would like to participate in any of our initiatives, as a committee member or as a contributor. If you’re interested in writing, editing, volunteering for Find an Advisor, or otherwise contributing, please be in touch with Kate Fukawa-Connelly!

Resources & Additional Information

Information Provided By

Kate Fukawa-Connelly, NAAHP Director of Communications